Funded professional development for school leaders

Many existing and aspiring school leaders in Stoke-on-Trent have already registered to access a fully funded National Professional Qualification (NPQ) course. Fully funded NPQs are open to all teachers and senior leaders in the Stoke-on-Trent Opportunity Area. They are aimed at those who would like further development to be a high performing middle or senior […]

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Research School – professional development offer to all schools in Stoke-on-Trent

The Stoke on Trent Research School will be providing a wide range of professional development opportunities throughout 2018-19. Each school/college, within the Opportunity Area, has been allocated a grant to enable engagement with the Research School courses. The funding will be held by the Local Authority and the Research School will maintain records of course […]

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School Governance

Funded training programmes for school governance leadership roles and clerks The Department for Education is providing funded training programmes to improve the effectiveness of school governance. Due to our status as an Opportunity Area, some schools are prioritised for a higher rate of funding.  There are two programmes available: Governance leadership development programme (for those […]

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Updated list of NLEs and SLEs in Stoke-on-Trent

We have pulled together an updated list of all the city’s National Leaders of Education and Specialist Leaders of Education, which can be found here. The list will be regularly reviewed, but please do let us know via sot.oa@education.gov.uk if you would like to suggest any changes or additions.

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